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from the white house. retailers are blaming hurricane sandy. sales falling in october by the biggest amount in june, sandy hit at the end of october the reason why my guest says this is more to do with the cliff at the end of the year. blaming hurricane sandy is taking the easy way out, what you are seeing is a cautious consumer that is not looking to make big ticket item purchases now, but they are spending on food, on gas, remember all the long lines from the t set before sandy? they were stocking up and the exercise department was the first to say that sandy gave a bump to some retailers so you cannot blame sandy. the bigger issue is the frustrated consumer. >>neil: you cannot blame sandy with this data. >>guest: you will see more outcome in november but it is not all bad news with sandy, home depot saw a bump in sales. you have to replace cars, and clothing if you lost part of your home. >>neil: back to the cliff, how is that weighing us down. >>guest: uncertainty is killing consumers. they don't want to spend when they do not know what will happen. >>neil: the taxes will go up.
in this election, certainly the convention in tampa and then sandy. it's easy to measure the impact but among the voters that decided last night and in the last seven days barack obama actually won a majority which is a huge surprise to political scientists around the country who will tell you when you have an incumbent challenger the challenger picks up the majority of the last voters and the so-called undecided voters. in this case they broke for the incumbent and sandy probably had something to do with that. so i think it is a matter of policy. it's a matter of outreach that includes people speaking for the republican party and a matter of tone making people feel that this is not just an inclusive party, these policies are inclusive and the way to create more jobs and never can be for everybody is to have the policies that were enunciated in the plan that met on the lead out and we were not successful getting it to that level. >> do you think the comments by the senatorial candidates todd akin and richard more mattered in the polling that use all for the republicans brought the? >> yes. ag
down amid controversy about the utility's performance amid the devastation of hurricane sandy. he said he had been planning for months to resign. >> there was a story, lead story about long island power and how awful -- >> governor cuomo set up a group to go looking into how all of these power authorities actually performed during this. >> there are crazy things going on in my neighborhood too where these guys are working hard and they come from all over. some union -- some non-union guys were turned away. other ones, i heard, standing around, they didn't know where to go. it took a long time, when they did come, they weren't aware we were still down, we had to flag people down, two full weeks. anyway, back to the tuna story we promised you. fishing experts are meeting in morocco to discuss the future of the blue fin tuna. participants are expected to call for an increase in quotas for tuna. the blue fish has begun recovery in recent years after at one point being on the brink of extinction. in japan, as you can imagine as the world's largest tuna consumer. sushi, right? >> right. >> e
to superstorm sandy which knocked out electricity to nearly 1 million customers. the resignation announcement comes one day after governor andrew cuomo ordered a commission to investigate how utility companies handle the disaster. how about poorly. >> flipping pages on the calendar, you know what? december 31st was my out date. "usa today" a crucial test on wall street for the social networking giant facebook. more than 750 million shares of the facebook ipo become unlocked. they are available for sale, sparking fears of a massive selloff. facebook, by the way, has lost about half its value since it went public in may. apparently no zuckerberg public sightings today. >> that's because general petraeus used e-mail instead of facebook. >> exactly. >> "new york times," france is now considering a plan to arm opposition forces in syria after becoming the first western power to fully recognize the rebel coalition. it's seen as an effort to help align anti-government fighters whose lack of unity is blamed in part for helping president al asad stay in power. >> and from our parade of papers, "the ch
. it is a mudslide. 45,000 gallons of water spewed down a sandy hill, caking streets with mud. some homes have to be evacuated. crews spent entire descartesing mud to recycling center. who knew? residents can file a claim with the city. on the ice coast we're dealing with aftereffect of sandy. what do you think about this? look at that? that is crazy. what do you think about that? >> that is a lot of mud. melissa: look at that? >> you know what? you guys can still drive your cars. melissa: not driving that car we just you saw. that is not going anywhere. >> with cars and taxicabs floating. daly city. melissa: i saw a mud slide. that is pretty cool, the picture. that is not cool but damaging. >> man made mudslide. melissa: i am from california. i was dazzled by this you're unempressed. >>> papa john is getting sued $250 million for sending to too many text messages. they were sending 16 messages in a row after someone placed a order. the problem is, evidently papa john never got permission from the customers on the send the text. it is blaming mass text message service for the problem. >> peopl
to, i assume see people who are still suffering the effects of hurricane sandy which many people is say is further evidence of how a warming globe is changing our weather. what specifically do you plan to do in a second term to tackle the issue of climate change and do you think the political will exists in washington to pass legislation that could include some kind of a tax on carbon? >> you know, as you know, mark, we can't at attribute any particular weather event to climate change. what we do know is the temperature around the globe is increasing. faster than was predicted even 10 years ago. we do know that the arctic ice cap is melting, faster than was predicted even five years ago. we do know that there have been extraordinarily, there have been extraordinarily large number of severe weather events here in north america but also arrund the globe. and i am a firm believer that climate change is real, that it is impacted by human behavior and, carbon emissions, and as a consequence i think we've got an obligation to future generations to do something about it. now in my first
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their response to hurricane sandy. he says the utilities were not properly prepared and they'd been too slow to restore power. the long island power authority, which has been slammed for its response to the storm, announced yesterday that its chief operating officer will step down at the end of the year. more than 28,000 people in new york are still without power. >>> the ntsb is investigating a fiery plane crash in jackson, mississippi, that killed three on board. authorities say the pilot asked for permission to land soon after takeoff but never made it. it crashed through some trees and into a house that then caught fire. one person escaped the burning house but with just minor injuries. >>> elmo puppeteer kevin clash says he is relieved after being cleared of allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor. he took a leave of absence from "sesame street" after the charges became public. just yesterday the man recanted saying the relationship was adult and consensual. no word on when clash will be back to work with elmo. >>> a tree that survived hurricane sandy is now here at rockefeller ce
fallout from hurricane sandy. higher taxes for new jersey residents who already pay the highest property taxes in the entire country. governor chris christie, a crusader for lower taxes, now says the rebuilding has to be paid for and as he puts it, quote, there is no magic money tree. sandy, of course, demolished new jersey beach towns, wrecked mass transit, and left 2.7 million homes in the dark. >> he says the people who live in the towns that have been destroyed by hurricane sandy that will likely pay higher taxes. so it doesn't necessarily appear to be statewide, but he did sign into law, 2010, where he would not allow property taxes to be raised more than 2%. >> i imagine that will not sit well, but it is an expensive recovery. we'll see. >>> well, the prostitution scandal threatening to tear apart the seaside community in ken bunk, maine, will now be split in two. >> a judge ordered separate trials for the zumba instructor alexis wright and her business partner. accused of using her dance studio as a brothel, building a client list of more than 150 men including prominent community
sandy was an unprecedented storm that left a devastating impact on new jersey and the new york region, damaging homes, businesses and leaving millions without power. my district was hit tack -- particularly hard. numerous substations in our area were sub merged under water, leaving residents without electricity for nearly two weeks. as a result thousands of lehman have worked around the clock to assist those in need and help restore power. not only have those in new jersey and new york region joined together to help the impact by sandy, but hardness of individuals from across the country have come to lend a hand to the people of new jersey. just the other day as i was touring damages around my district i saw license plates that raised from wisconsin to louisiana. i want to thank all the workers and volunteers whether they have come around the block or hundreds of miles away to assist a region in our recovery. while the road ahead to full recovery will be long, there is no doubt the progress would have been -- the progress we have made would not have been done without the assistance of
of new york affected by sandy are having good thanksgivings. you can donate familiar if i to family. just making the holidays a little better. >> david? >> want to say congratulations to our outgoing editor at "the washington post" on a great run and welcome to marty -- >> both great newspaper men and both should be held in high esteem. >> lay si psrsigan. the third year at notre dame, this is the third year -- >> they should have won last year. you realize they had this string going. '11 should have been their year. >> and go, buckingham palas. >> dad, thinking about you a lot today. we'll see you right back here tomorrow. coming up next on msnbc, chris jansing, bye-bye. one. two. three. my credit card rewards are easy to remember. with the bankamericard cash rewards credit card, i earn 1% cash back everywhere, every time. [ both ] 2% back on groceries. [ all ] 3% on gas! no hoops to jump through. i earn more cash back on the things i buy most. [ woman in pet store ] it's as easy as... [ all ] one! -two. -[ all ] three! [ male announcer ] the bankamericard cash rewards credit card. apply
." >>> the rockefeller christmas tree survived hurricane sandy and is now as you see in rockefeller plaza. the tree lighting will take place in just two weeks. welcome. ♪ everywhere you go >>> want to keep you up to speed on this developing story from d.c., the nation's capital that david petraeus will testify before the senate intelligence committee tomorrow on capitol hill. it was unclear whether he'd still testify on benghazi and after resigning last week over an extramarital affair was revealed, this news comes just hours before the president holds his first news conference since winning re-election. nbc news justice correspondent pete joins us. now we know this is going to move forward. >> that's right. and, you know, it's been her insistence all along and for several reasons it's understandable why they wanted to hear from him, he was the cia director when the attack happened and went to libya and did sort of a fact-finding trip and came back and had additional information all of which the committee still wants to hear and according to our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski, petraeus h
jersey residents can expect to pay more in taxes to pay for hurricane sandy repairs. here is what governor chris christie says. >> there's no magic money tree. i think most people in these towns will recognize that if they believe that the money is being spent reasonably and responsibly to rebuild their towns, they'll be happy to do it. >> state law normally caps property tax increase at 2%, but the law provides exceptions for emergencies like hurricanes. >>> nancy pelosi will ask to keep her position as the house minority leader according to democratic sources. cnn's senior congressional correspondent dana bash broke that news earlier this hour. pelosi is expected to make an official announcement in just about ten minutes. toyota motors recalling nearly 3 million cars worldwide. mostly for prius models. but also with electric syst-- >>> the moon blocked out the sun in a stunning total solar eclipse only visible from the northeastern coast of australia. and, of course, here on cnn. it only lasted about 20 seconds in some places. total eclipses are pretty darn rare to see in any re
of his constituents who were under siege from hurricane sandy. he has his priorities in order. he knows his policy. he loves his american people. he is very patriotic. he is very good at politics. >> thank you very much. thank you to leader pelosi for her tenacity and her unprecedented work ethic. to my new colleagues -- welcome. the leader told me that it would be a labor when. i have enjoyed every day of this job. it says something about our unexpected pickups that you had to use your wide angle lenses to capture the incredible wealth of talent and diversity we have. with the new members, the tea party starts to roll back and problem solving can move forward. that is what this election was about. these leaders wake up every morning not thinking about left or right. they wake up thinking about how to move their communities forward, the country forward, how to solve problems. are may years to have had to balance budgets and the potholes'. they are veterans. they are small business people. they are doctors. the message that voters sent due out this country is that they want problem solve
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